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Mary Roberts

Founder & President

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A seasoned PR pro with more than 25 years of experience, Mary is the founder and president of Buzz Monkeys. She began her career as a journalist, eventually moving into marketing communications. She is passionate about finding innovative ways to tell a company or client’s story and connect them with a broader audience.

Prior to starting Buzz Monkeys in 1998, Mary worked with several notable local, regional, national and global companies in the health care, consumer products, nonprofit/arts, finance and technology sectors.  Mary’s strategic business and marketing communication skills inspire productive conversations that help organizations and businesses succeed. She has a reputation for excellence in strategic communications planning, issues and reputation management, media relations, messaging strategy and content creation.

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Proudest Professional Accomplishments:

Founding Buzz Monkeys and helping it grow into a successful agency and being recognized by The Milwaukee Business Journal as a “40 under 40” winner.

Proudest Personal Achievement: 

Learning to stand on my head. 

Favorite Hang-Out:  

At my cottage on Crystal Lake.

I’m Fanatical About:

Scrabble. Did you know that there are 24 words that contain a Q but don’t need a U?